Courtland, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Courtland, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Courtland had a population of 634 as of July 1, 2016. Courtland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Courtland is located at latitude 34.6699 and longitude -87.3279 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Courtland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Town of Courtland (GNIS ID: 2406323) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Courtland is located within Town Creek-Courtland Division of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Courtland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Courtland: Ebenezer.

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Courtland, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 634
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 521
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 215
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $90,741
Average Home Value $119,693


Median Household Income $31,009
Average Household Income $40,127
Per Capita Income $17,928
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.13%
Households 0.78% 0.27%
Families 0.34% 0.1%
Median Household Income   -1.23%
Per Capita Income   0.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Courtland, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Courtland to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 376 35th
Population Density1 # 324 44th
Diversity Index2 # 96 84th
Median Household Income # 459 21st
Per Capita Income # 444 24th

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